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EMR  (Emergency Medical Responder) Certification

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  1.  The Program must follow the NHTSA DOT curriculum for EMR. All sections are vital for obtaining certification. 
  2. Aligned with the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards and NHTSA National Curriculum Standards.
  3. The minimum passing score is 70%.
  4. The exam fee is $100 per attempt.
  5. Florida DOE school's requirement is a 300-hour program.
  6. Onsite Testing Center – Educational institutions must complete an application for School/Testing Site Approval in order to test students at the school site. Contact the Certification Office for an application.
  7. Two approved proctors are required to be in the room during test administration. Proctors are required to sign and follow the Proctor's Oath.
  8. Online 2 hours-proctored exam consisting of 100 multiple-choice questions. An extended time of 30 minutes is added to accommodate students with special needs.
  9. Exam can be given up to 3 times.  After the third attempt, remediation is required.
  10. Retakes may be scheduled after 20 calendar days of taking the exam.
  11. The certification is active for 3 years. Renewal is required by re-taking exam or completing CEU's.


Any questions contact IEMSR Certification Office at certification@iemsr.org


The EMR certification validates skill and performance for patient care, bleeding control, patient assessment and much more. (Refer to the forms below for Standards and Guidelines) 


Assessment Plan Download   (Click this link to download the Assessment of Competencies) 



SOC Code Information and linkage to targeted Occupation Sectors: Life Sciences-Healthcare - Diagnostic Testing https://www.enterpriseflorida.com/industries/life-sciences/


53-3011.00   EMR    https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/53-3011.00

Healthcare Support Workers 31-9099  https://www.bls.gov/oes/2018/may/oes319099.htm


Florida Fire certification requirement: See page 5 of the document, EMR certification is required. Fire 1 must be completed before Fire 2: https://www.myfloridacfo.com/division/sfm/bfst/REV_2_1_Guidelines_FF1.pdf


33-2000  Firefighting and Prevention Workers

33-2010  Firefighters

33-2011  Firefighters  (According to Administrative Code 69A-37.055, the EMR Certification Occupational Skills are required for completion of the minimum standards established by the State of Florida for the FireFighter occupation.)

http://flrules.elaws.us/fac/69a-37.055    https://www.bls.gov/oes/2018/may/oes332011.htm


29-2040 and 29-2041  Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 

https://www.bls.gov/oes/2018/may/oes292041.htm

29-2042  Emergency Medical Technicians

Assess injuries and illnesses and administer basic emergency medical care. May transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities. Excludes "Paramedics" (29-2043), "Firefighters" (33-2011), and "Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians" (53-3011).
Illustrative examples: EMT

29-2043  Paramedics

Administer basic or advanced emergency medical care and assess injuries and illnesses. May administer medication intravenously, use equipment such as EKGs, or administer advanced life support to sick or injured individuals. Excludes "Emergency Medical Technicians" (29-2042) and "Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians" (53-3011).
Illustrative examples: Flight Paramedic


33-2010   FireFighter

Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.
Illustrative examples: Fire Engine Pump Operator , Forest Firefighter , Smoke Jumper



33-9092  Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes, to provide assistance and protection to participants.
Illustrative examples: Beach Lifeguard , Outdoor Emergency Care Technician



​EMR Downloadable Forms:


​EMR Flyer    Testing Site Application   Standards and Guidelines   Study Guide    Proctor Oath Form

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